Rhabdoid tumors of the CNS, also called atypical teratoid tumors, are recently described neoplasms characterized by monosome 22. These tumors are likely related to the renal rhabdoid tumor of infancy. The majority of these tumors occur in children of less than 2 years of age and more than half are supratentorial in location. These tumors are locally aggressive and approximately 25% of cases will display sub-arachnoid metastasis. Long-term survival is infrequent, even with the use of aggressive adjuvant chemotherapy and, in the absence of complete resection, extremely unlikely. The role of radiation therapy is unclear and the young age of these children has precluded aggressive radiation therapy approaches.
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